As a building owner, manager or tenant are you appraised of the legislative requirements pertaining to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and understand what your obligations are?
In a nutshell, the legislation requires a risk assessment be completed only (unless you have chiller water and condenser water plant or ≥50kW electrical power consumption). The risk assessment will provide your level of risk and assist with appropriate preventative actions. The Codes of Practice identified within OH&S identifies, compliance with manufacturers recommendations. Typically, this would be in line with a quarterly HVAC maintenance plans to ensure the health and safety of personnel is managed by a professional organization.
It’s not just about compliance. Did you know that thorough maintenance and cleaning of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems will increase their efficiency and reduce your costs over time. It is a safe guard to you as an owner/manager and will not only give you peace of mind, but you will see the return on investment in numerous ways. It can:
- Increase safety to yourself as a building owner/manager and to staff
- Increase efficiency of systems and reduce energy wastage
- Increase health and safety of employees through better air quality
- Increase employee productivity
- Reduce system repair / replacement costs over time
Genesis Air Services specialise in the installation and compliance maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) in commercial buildings. We can come to you and assess your HVAC systems and determine the most efficient and economical approach to a yearly maintenance and cleaning plan.
For an overview of the legislation and your obligations as the ‘person in control’ please submit an enquiry.